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Mayor of Birmingham Addresses Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

U.S. Mission Geneva - Geneva, Switzerland

William Bell

2014-08-13

AS DELIVERED: To the Chair and distinguished members of the committee, I am William Bell. It is my honor to come before you as the 33rd Mayor of the City... Read More

Attorney General McDaniel: Opening Remarks to Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

U.S. Mission Geneva - Geneva, Switzerland

2014-08-13

AS DELIVERED: Thank you, Mr. Chairperson and distinguished members of the Committee, representatives of civil society, ladies and gentlemen. My name is Dustin McDaniel. I am the Attorney General of... Read More

Secretary Kerry Remarks on U.S. Vision for Asia-Pacific Engagement

U.S. Department of State - Washington, D.C.

Secretary Kerry

2014-08-13

AS DELIVERED: MR. MORRISON: Well, thank you. Aloha. I want to welcome everyone. And for our online audience, and also for the Secretary, I’d like to describe who is here... Read More

Catherine Lhamon: Opening Statement, Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

U.S. Mission Geneva - Geneva, Switzerland

Assistant Secretary Catherine E. Lhamon

2014-08-13

AS DELIVERED: Mr. Chairperson, Members of the Committee, and representatives of civil society: I am Catherine Lhamon and I serve as Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights at the United States... Read More

Deputy Assistant Attorney General Kappelhoff: Opening Statement Before CERD Committee

U.S. Mission Geneva - Geneva, Switzerland

Deputy Assistant Attorney General Mark Kappelhoff

2014-08-13

AS DELIVERED: Mr. Chairperson, distinguished Members of the committee, and representatives of civil society. My name is Mark Kappelhoff and I serve as a Deputy Assistant Attorney General in the... Read More

U.S. Attorney Lynch: Statement at the Convention on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD)

U.S. Mission Geneva - Geneva, Switzerland

U.S. Attorney Loretta Lynch

2014-08-13

AS DELIVERED: Mr. Chairperson, distinguished members of the committee, and representatives of civil society, it is an honor to be a part of the U.S. delegation and share some of... Read More

Deputy Assistant Secretary Schriefer: Opening Remarks to CERD Committee

U.S. Mission Geneva - Geneva, Switzerland

Deputy Assistant Secretary Paula Schriefer

2014-08-13

AS DELIVERED: Mr. Chairperson, distinguished members of the Committee, esteemed representatives of civil society organizations, ladies and gentlemen: I am Paula Schriefer, Deputy Assistant Secretary for the U.S. Department of... Read More

Ambassador Harper: Opening Remarks at U.S. Presentation to the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD)

U.S. Mission Geneva - Geneva, Switzerland

Ambassador Keith M. Harper Representative of the United States to the United Nations Human Rights Council

2014-08-13

AS DELIVERED: Mr. Chair, distinguished members of the Committee, representatives of civil society, ladies and gentlemen: I am Ambassador Keith Harper, the Representative of the United States to the UN... Read More

U.S. Delegation to the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD)

U.S. Mission Geneva - Geneva, Switzerland

2014-08-13

U.S. MISSION GENEVA Head of Delegation Ambassador Keith Harper U.S. Representative to the UN Human Rights Council David Sullivan Legal Adviser Kevin Whelan Deputy Legal Adviser DEPARTMENT OF STATE Paula... Read More

U.S. Welcomes Important Step in Iraq's Government Formation Pro

U.S. Department of State

Secretary of State John Kerry

2014-08-11

The United States welcomes Iraqi President Fuad Masum’s charging of the nominee of the largest bloc in the Council of Representatives, Dr. Haider Al-Abadi, with the formation of a new... Read More

U.S. Delegation to the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD)

U.S. Mission Geneva - Geneva, Switzerland

2014-08-11

The United States is pleased to announce a broad senior-level interagency delegation that will appear before the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination on August 13 and 14 in... Read More

Secretary Kerry Remarks With Afghan Officials After Their Meeting

United Nations Assistance Mission - Kabul, Afghanistan

Secretary of State John Kerry; UNAMA Special Representative Jan Kubis; Afghan Presidential Candidate Abdullah Abdullah; Afghan Presidential Candidate Ashraf Ghani

2014-08-08

MR. ABDULLAH: Ladies and gentlemen, I am very pleased to inform our people at this very critical moment of our history that today myself, our teams, and Dr. Ashraf Ghani... Read More

Ambassador Power at a UN Security Council Meeting on the Humanitarian Situation in Ukraine

U.S. Mission to the United Nations in New York - New York, N.Y.

U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations in New York, Ambassador Samantha Power

2014-08-08

Thank you. Assistant-Secretary-General Simonovic, thank you and your team for the thorough research contained in this report. This is an extremely challenging time for the people of Ukraine. No one... Read More

Statement by Secretary Kerry on Iraq

U.S. Department of State

Secretary of State John Kerry

2014-08-07

President Obama has acted expeditiously and appropriately in authorizing targeted military action and providing significant humanitarian assistance to the people of Iraq at this very difficult moment when it is... Read More

Secretary Kerry on Verdict from the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia

U.S. Department of State

Secretary of State John Kerry

2014-08-07

More than 30 years after the Khmer Rouge slaughtered some 1.7 million people, Cambodians have received a small measure of justice and a reminder that justice may not be swift,... Read More

Statement of the Principal Donors Group on Verdict in Case 002 of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia

U.S. Mission to the United Nations in New York - New York, N.Y.

2014-08-07

The following is the text of a statement of the Principal Donors Group (PDG), a group of key contributing states working with the United Nations to support the Extraordinary Chambers... Read More

Ambassador Power at a UN Security Council Debate on the Democratic Republic of the Congo

U.S. Mission to the United Nations in New York - New York, N.Y.

U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations in New York, Ambassador Samantha Power

2014-08-07

Thank you, Mr. President. And I would like to thank UK Minister Simmonds for calling together this important event. I’d also like to thank Angolan Defense Minister Lourenço, DRC Foreign... Read More

President Obama at Press Conference After U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit

U.S. Department of State - Washington, D.C.

Presiden Barack Obama

2014-08-06

PRESIDENT OBAMA:  As I think everyone knows by now, this first U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit has been the largest gathering we’ve ever hosted with African heads of state and government --... Read More

First Lady Michelle Obama at “Investing in Our Future,” a Symposium for Spouses on Advancement for Women and Girls in Africa

The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts - Washington, D.C.

First Lady Michelle Obama

2014-08-06

MRS. OBAMA: Good morning. (Applause.) Thank you so much. Thank you so much, everyone. Well, my name is Michelle Obama, and I am an African American woman. (Applause.) On behalf... Read More

President Obama at Opening Session of the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit

U.S. Department of State - Washington, D.C.

President Barack Obama

2014-08-06

PRESIDENT OBAMA: Good morning, everyone. Michelle and I were honored to host you and your wonderful spouses at dinner last night. I hope people didn’t stay out too late. The... Read More



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